Eugene-based Harry Ritchie's Jewelers is closing 10 stores in three western states.
More than 23,000 Oregonians who lost their homes to foreclosure could get a check as part of a national mortgage settlement.
A planned merger between Oregon Tilth and the California Certified Organic Farmers fell through, as Oregon Tilth members failed to approve the merger with a two-thirds vote.
Mortgage rates hit another record low, with the average 30-year mortgage at 3.36%.
Oregon's Energy Department released its first comprehensive cost analysis of ways to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Marijuana legalization in Oregon seems to be failing, as similar measures in Washington and Colorado are thriving.
Portland streetcar contract costs have increased by nearly 75% because United Streetcar's manufacturing is so far behind schedule.